As Christmas tunes hit the UK charts, Gayle took the number one spot for the first time with “abcdefu”.
The Dallas, Nashville-born youngster led the charts with her viral hit, lifting 14-1 in the seventh week of the survey. If it holds its place, farewell song will give Gayle her first UK leader.
Top breakthrough singer-songwriter Billboards‘S Emerging Artists charts (December 4) with her worldwide hit, which she co-wrote with Sara Davis and Dave Pittenger and produced by Ocean Park Standoff drummer Pete Nappi.
“Abcdefu” was originally powered by TikTok, introduced in more than half a million videos on a short video streaming platform.
Several singles climbed the UK charts exploding as Christmas songs appeared. DJ Acraze is on track to make his first UK Top 10 appearance with girl band “Do It To It” Best regards, flying 42-2, while the British rapper ArrDee’s “Flower (Say My Name)” and rising star Sam Fender’s “Seventeen Going Under” took No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.
Final, Ed Sheeran could put three songs in the Top 10 when the official Singles Chart is announced late Friday. Former leaders “Shivers” (no. 5) and “Bad Habits” (no. 7) are booming, while “Peru” with Fireboy DML is up 28-10 and on track to hit a new high. Those songs all appear on Sheeran’s = (is equal to), has returned to number 1 on the current Official UK Albums Chart.
https://www.billboard.com/music/chart-beat/gayle-uk-midweek-no-1-abcdefu-1235015270/ Gayle hits UK #1 with ‘Abcdefu’ – Billboard